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Species List for Genus: Dosinia
Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euhetrodonta (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Superorder) > Venerida (Order) > Veneroidea (Superfamily) > Veneridae (Family) > Dosiniinae (Subfamily) > Dosinia (Genus)
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  • Genus: Dosinia

  • Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
    =Cytherea anus Philippi, 1847, =Dosinia (Austrodosinia) anus (Philippi, 1848), =Dosinia (Austrodosinia) horrida Marwick, 1927, =Dosinia horrida Marwick, 1927
    Width 77mm, Height 70mm, Coarse Dosinia, Marine, Endemic
    North Island and northern part of South Island ACE.
  • Dosinia greyi Zittel, 1865
    =Dosinia (Kereia) greyi Zittel, 1865 accepted, alternate representation
    Width 50mm, Height 46mm, Marine, Endemic, Coarse sculpture
    North Island and northern part of South Island. Dredged in soft mud around 10-15 metres ACE.
  • Dosinia lambata (Gould, 1850)
    =Arthemis lambata Gould, 1850, =Dosinia (Fallartemis) lambata (Gould, 1850)
    Width 32mm, Height 28mm, Marine, Endemic, Very fine smooth sculpture. Found on sheltered sandy beaches
    North Island and northern part of South Island ACFE.
  • Dosinia maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923
    =Dosinia (Pectunculus) maoriana W.R.B. Oliver, 1923 accepted, alternate representation
    Width 42mm, Height 40mm, Marine, Endemic
    North, northern part of South Island and Chatham Islands ACME.
  • Dosinia subrosea (Gray, 1835)
    =Arthemis subrosea Gray, 1835, =Dosinia (Phacosoma) subrosea (Gray, 1835) accepted, alternate representation, =Dosinia (Phacosoma) wanganuiensis Marwick, 1927, =Dosinia kraussii Römer, 1862
    Width 57mm, Height 54mm, Marine, Endemic
    North Island to Cook Strait ACE.
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
Kermadec Islands
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
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